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Climate Is Big Business

San Francisco, 2017-05-24

CPI Associate Director, Jessica Brown will be speaking at the ‘Climate is Big Business’ conference hosted by the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment and the California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA).

California Secretary for Environmental Protection Matt Rodriquez and Governor Jerry Brown of California will attend the conference, which will focus on the climate-smart solutions and innovations crucial to keeping climate change to a minimum and helping to cope with its effects.

Jessica will take part in the following session:

24 May, 15:00 – 16:00

Make It Happen: Session 3 – Financing The Transition

Across the financial sector and within businesses climate change is growingly addressed to manage financial and asset risk. And a growing range of innovative instruments is deployed to incentivise investments towards a low carbon future. Where do these development across the financial sector and across instruments take us?

Speakers include:

  • Alan Gordon, Deputy Treasurer, California State Treasurer
  • Jessica Brown, Associate Director, Climate Policy Initiative
  • Hannah Cushing, Project Manager, Climate Disclosure Project

Moderated by:

  • Karin Corfee, Managing Director Navigant Energy Practice (tbc)